South Africa's National Treasury has published draft regulations for public comment for its new system designed to protect bank depositors in the event of a bank collapse.
Consumers value the convenience, time savings, and discounts online shopping can provide, while businesses gain advantages such as overhead savings, data insights, and a wider customer base.
While to date our society has been heavily reliant on coal, it's not able to keep pace with the energy and environmental aspirations of the nation currently.
The purpose of the partnership is to promote the adoption of digital payment solutions in the country, bringing more Somalis into the digital fold.
Absa Bank Kenya customers with a card will now be able to pay for goods in bits after the lender introduces a new feature dubbed ‘Buy Now, Pay Later (BNPL)’.
Standard Bank, a leading financial institution in South Africa, has embarked on a strategic collaboration with HUAWEI Mobile Services to provide cutting-edge digital banking solutions to its clients in South Africa.
Peschka, who brings more than 30 years of global investment and development expertise to her new role, will drive IFC's strategy across the region to support resilient, inclusive, and sustainable private sector growth and job creation.
Microwave services tend to fare much better during loadshedding as they have much better power management on the high sites as compared to cellular base stations.
For any business, one of the most critical components of enhancing productivity and giving the company a competitive edge is a skilled and highly efficient workforce. The most industrialized nations attribute their development to a highly skilled workforce, among other factors.
The investment advances the Bank’s goal of supporting mid-size firms, including in the pharmaceuticals, agribusiness, manufacturing, and logistics sectors, across Africa.
Step into the fast lane of core system modernization with Thinkwise and Incentro Africa. Be part of our highly informative and interactive live webinar.
This partnership comes at a time when the world is easing towards digital payment since Covid-19, resulting in an increase in the digital user base and shifted consumer purchasing behaviour.
IFC a annoncé quatre nouveaux projets visant à accompagner les micro, petites et moyennes entreprises (MPME) en Afrique et dans le monde.
The investment will support LOLC’s expansion strategy into Africa, through the financing of MSMEs, thereby promoting a high social and developmental impact including financial inclusion, employment creation, income generation, and economic growth.
La République Gabonaise et Africa50 signent un accord cadre pour le développement et le financement de lignes de transport d’électricité.
Africa50 and Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital team up to fund sustainable infrastructure in Africa
Africa50 and Blue like an Orange Sustainable Capital, partner to deploy structured finance instruments to fund sustainable infrastructure in Africa
ICEX Spain Trade and Investment and the African Development Bank have signed a cooperation agreement to consolidate engagement of Spain’s private sector for urban development in Africa.
The investment will help provide thousands of self-employed entrepreneurs operating as motorbike and tuk-tuk taxi riders or courier or delivery drivers in Kenya with greater economic empowerment and asset ownership opportunities.
[Column] Rami Osman: 5G as a catalyst for economic opportunities and innovation in Sub-Saharan Africa
Over the past two decades, mobile telecommunications has transformed the face of Sub-Saharan Africa, integrating hundreds of millions of people into the digital economy and creating a new industry worth billions of dollars a year.
[Column] NJ Ayuk: Natural gas represents tremendous opportunities for Africa — we must seize them now
For Africa to move forward and grow its natural gas output, a two-pronged approach is required: Gas producers must continue to pump from existing fields while countries with new discoveries must get these undeveloped projects to the final investment decision (FID) stage as quickly as possible.